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Excursions - Guided hiking trip Nólsoy (Borðan)

Guided hiking trip Nólsoy (Borðan)

Make a day trip to the charming island Nólsoy, located outside of Tórshavn, and hike to the southernmost part of Nólsoy, Borðan. 


In order to get to Nólsoy, you take the ferry ‘Ternan’ from the harbour in Tórshavn. The crossing takes about 20 minutes. 


This tour includes a guide, which takes you to the southernmost part of Nólsoy, Borðan, where the lighthouse from 1893 is located. The lighthouse, Nólsoyar Viti, was built in 1893. Back then, the lens was one of the largest in the world of its kind. It is 2.82 metres high and weighs about four tons. The hiking trip takes about 2½ + hours each way. 


On this hike you will have great views of different islands. You will see ruins and hear the stories about when people hid from the pirates in the old days. 


The island of Nólsoy is also concidered a very important bird region. On the side facing Tórshavn you will find green and lush hills and on the other side there are vertical bird-cliffs. 


* More than 1 person: EUR 134 / DKK 995 .1 person only: EUR 250 / DKK 1.850. 



Your safety is our highest priority. We draw your attention to the risks associated with the unique characteristics of the Faroese environment. Consequently, should you venture into the Faroese environment, either alone, following inspiration from our website, or together with one of our tour guides, you do so entirely at your own risk. We accept no liability for any injury or loss that may occur as a result.


Included the excursion

Day of Week
Day excursion. The hiking trip takes about 2½ hour each way.
Guide, lunch box and ferry crossing
Available in season
Available in the period
On request.
Pick Up
At the bus station in the harbour of Tórshavn.
Level of difficulty
Easy/middel. Suitable for children.
Price per person
EUR 134 / DKK 995*
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